Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Book: Designed as a Supplement to her Treatise on Domestic Economy

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Miss Beecher's Domestic Receipt-Book: Designed as a Supplement to her Treatise on Domestic Economy

 Catharine Esther Beecher

Harper & Brothers, 1855


[Mid-19th Century American Cook Book] 1855 printing. Bound in publisher's cloth. Hardcover.  Good binding and cover. xiii, [3], 306, 24 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.  Some staining, but generally good and quite legible. Also includes a contemporary manuscript recipe for "coloring blue" and a news clipping from 1865 with other dying methods. And three additional hand written recipe pages (including a recipes for wine sauce, collage pudding, gingerbread, and soap). Contents: On selecting food and drinks with reference to health --Marketing --care and uses of meats --Boiled meats --Roasted and baked meats --Fried and broiled meats --Soups --Fish --On the preparation of hashes, gravies, and sauces --Vegetables --Ovens, yeasts, bread, and biscuit --Breakfast and tea cakes --Plain puddings and pies --Rich puddings and pies --Plain cakes --Rich cakes --Preserves and jellies --Pickles --Articles for desserts and evening parties --Temperance drinks --Receipts for food and drinks for the sick --On making butter and cheese --Articles and conveniences for the sick --The providing and care of family stores --Suggestions in reference to providing a successive variety of food --On bread making --Directions for dinner and evening parties --On setting tables, and preparing various articles of food for the table --On systematic family arrangement, and mode of doing work --On a proper supply of utensils and conveniences for housekeeping --Suggestions in regard to hired service --On the style of living and expenses --Words of comfort for a discouraged housekeeper --Friendly counsels for domestics --Miscellaneous advice, and supplementary receipts.

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